Tumakuru, Mar 20: An ASI was killed in a road accident right in front of a police out-post near Nelahal in Kora police station limits on Sunday.
Vishweshwaraiah, 51, who was working in Kyatsandra police station in Tumakuru city, was part of a highway patrolling team.
On Sunday evening, as he was about to step into the patrolling vehicle, a 10-wheel lorry laden with cement rammed the vehicle, crushing Mr. Vishweshwaraiah.
He died on the spot. The lorry driver fled from the accident site.